ST Deep Dive: A warning on South Korean strategy, global food insecurities

Here's a round-up of recent commentaries and more by think-tanks in the region and elsewhere that could be of interest to those who watch Asia.

Under President Yoon Suk-yeol, South Korea has reinvigorated military planning for pre-emptive and retaliatory strikes against the North Korean leadership under the so-called Kill Chain, and Korean Massive Punishment and Retaliation (KMPR) strategies, respectively.

Under the latter concept, South Korea would use conventional missiles to target North Korea’s leadership – including Mr Kim Jong Un. 

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